Nov 8, 2012 5:00am EST
pad mini could cut into profits over the holidays. >>> and it will 2012 election was the priciest ever on record as a result what do we get? more of the same balance of power, president obama stays in the white house, republicans in control of the house, democrats leading the senate. looking at the numbers -- the center for responsive politics says -- that is larger than the gross domestic product of 40 small countries including -- according to the international monetary fund a lot of people are taking a look at the numbers and figuring out what we could have bought in the united states for $6 billion. possibly a seawall. >> truthfully -- truthfully it's absurd. >> yeah. >> it really is. >> exactly. what do you have for us in the next half hour? >>> we are monitoring the fiscal cliff and we're going to be watching it very clearly with january 2 -- closely january 1st and this morning we're looking at what some lawmakers in the area are looking at doing. >>> a key health official loses his job over the fungal meningitis outbreak caused by at the same timed steroids. that story is coming
Nov 15, 2012 5:00am EST
at its lowest level since june, down over 5% since election day alone. in the meantime how about a nice cup of tea? starbucks is saying i'll have one. it's expanding its tea business by spending $620 million to buy tivana. shares were up 50% on news of the purchase. i love tea. >> you need some tea. you need some really hot tea. >>> we need more information from you. what are you going to tell us in the next 30 minutes? glism' secret santa -- i'm secret santa. i'll bring you some early days. you don't have to wait for black friday which is next friday. >> or next thursday. >> i'm calling it black thursday. >> thanks, jess. >> you got it. >>> the votes are still being counted in one congressional race. that story is coming up. >> plus, democrats pick up one more supporter in the senate. >> ahead in sports, rg3's redskin teammates give him an honorary position rarely awarded to a rookie. on. >>> it is 5:08. yesterday we only got to 49 degrees. we again have light winds which is a good thing but the difference today is we're going to have some more clouds so once again we're going to strug
Nov 9, 2012 5:00am EST
. president obama is spending time now after winning re- election trying to reach out to republican leaders and he is going to need their cooperation to avoid the fiscal cliff. before his second term begins. >> now the congress and the president fail to reach a deal a series of tax increases and federal government cuts will kick in january 1st. and they could be especially harmful to this area. 9news now reporter ko im is live on capitol hill with more. ko, give us the bad news. what could happen? >> reporter: well, local officials are keeping a close eye as you know the bush era tax cuts with set to -- are set to expire in less than two months, the ripple effect, we could see families nationwide getting a tax increase of $2,000 to $3,000. virginia officials already starting to brace themselves. republican governor mcdonnell acceptability a memo to department heads, the fairfax county school board last night passed a resolution urging congress to put an end to the cliff. they're worried $6 million for 36,000 kids learning english could get lost in the shuffle. >> the impacts will be severe.
Nov 14, 2012 5:00am EST
on capitol hill. after the mid-term election, she became the first ever female speaker of the house. >>> a teen already behind bars accused of murder is now facing another charge. 17-year-old joshua mebane is accused of killing teresa bass and critically injuring her husband jerry if waldorf last -- in waldorf last month. the couple was out walking their dog when mebane shot them with an automatic weapon. he was already in jail when investigators made the connection between two cases. he was arrested and his juvenile girlfriend and charged with murder of mohammad quadar. the driver was shot in the head and left beside his cab which was burning at the time. mebane is charringed as an -- charged as an adult. >>> a d.c. pain doctor says his patients are suffering. some he says have even committed suicide. >> psychiatrist dr. alen salerian is opposing to a decision banning him from prescribing medications. >> reporter: dr. salerian was stripped of his ability to prescribe these class two narcotics back in april but his problems started long before that when his office he says was burgla